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Do you have a network communication going on that... 727 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you have a network communication going on that would cause it to wake? Someone trying to log on remotely?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In the top center of the Delicious Library... 1,142 Views / 4 Replies  
In the top center of the Delicious Library window, it says something like "Movies: by creator, a to z" - click on that area and you will be presented with the sort options. Is that what you need or...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:31 PM, in Delicious Monster
RAM is RAM - PC or Mac. As long as they have a... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
RAM is RAM - PC or Mac. As long as they have a decent return policy I would get the cheaper stick.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like a trip to the Apple Store to me - you... 439 Views / 2 Replies  
Sounds like a trip to the Apple Store to me - you have pretty much isolated the problem to the built-in camera.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm pretty sure that your app profile is in... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm pretty sure that your app profile is in ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
First thing to do is boot from your Tiger recover... 665 Views / 4 Replies  
First thing to do is boot from your Tiger recover DVD and run Disk Utility from there - if that fixes the problem you should be good to go. If not, make sure you have a backup of your files, wipe the...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Something to do in order to check and see if this... 387 Views / 2 Replies  
Something to do in order to check and see if this is hardware related or software related -

Create a new user account and do some basic computer usage stuff in there - browse the net and use some...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Mar 17, 2007 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
iBook G4 hard drive recognized under Ubuntu Linux, but not Mac OS X 305 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone -

I have a first generation 800 mhz iBook G4 that has been having some serious problems. It all started with the flashing question mark upon startup - no system folder. So... here's...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Feb 5, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Go to your Address Book, select all the... 729 Views / 1 Replies  
1. Go to your Address Book, select all the contacts that you want to print.
2. Select Print from the File menu.
3. Choose the layout you want in the dialog (probably "Address Book", as that will...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:50 PM, in Applications
GraphicConverter should work well for pics under... 401 Views / 6 Replies  
GraphicConverter should work well for pics under OS 9, and you can try iCab or Internet Explorer for internet browsing. I'm not sure about music and video.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 12, 2007 at 12:14 AM, in Applications
That is not the way iPhoto works - it is not a... 820 Views / 7 Replies  
That is not the way iPhoto works - it is not a file browser. For something that does that, I would recommend GraphicConverter. Fantastic program.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 7, 2007 at 03:01 PM, in Applications
Shouldn't be a problem - how fast is your iBook?... 359 Views / 1 Replies  
Shouldn't be a problem - how fast is your iBook? 800Mhz G4 or better with 512 ram should be fine. You will need to download a DVD playing program to watch the movies as well, as Apple's DVD player...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 3, 2007 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It sounds to me like one of your neighbors has an... 8,477 Views / 7 Replies  
It sounds to me like one of your neighbors has an aggressive N/mimo router that is simply causing interference with yours. Could that be the problem?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 3, 2007 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you open your iDisk and look around in your... 253 Views / 2 Replies  
If you open your iDisk and look around in your Sites folder, you should see a directory list there.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 1, 2007 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Me too! Please! 809 Views / 12 Replies  
Me too! Please!
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 1, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in Applications
Have you tried reinstalling Flash? I would try... 302 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried reinstalling Flash? I would try reinstalling flash, then reinstalling Quicktime. If that doesn't work, try using another user account on the computer to see if we can narrow the...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 1, 2007 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
the best thing you can do is swap out the 128 for... 1,051 Views / 7 Replies  
the best thing you can do is swap out the 128 for a 256 module or better. Also, if you are running 10.3 then you really are (IMO) using the best version of OS X for the G3 machines - especially since...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jan 1, 2007 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can have as many iPods as you want syncing... 397 Views / 1 Replies  
You can have as many iPods as you want syncing with the same computer/iTunes library. No problem there.

However... when she hooks her iPod to her PC again, it will not sync with that PC until it...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 30, 2006 at 12:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Have you tried this with another user account on... 704 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried this with another user account on the ibook?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 30, 2006 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes! Make sure that you have turned on this... 331 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes! Make sure that you have turned on this feature in System Prefs: Keyboard and Mouse: Keyboard Shortcuts: check the box for "all controls".

Now when you get a dialog, you can tab to the next...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 30, 2006 at 12:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I have never used PeerGuardian, but it sure looks... 672 Views / 1 Replies  
I have never used PeerGuardian, but it sure looks like the cause of your trouble from my perusal of the website. Make sure that you have deleted the startup item from library/startupitems. There is...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 30, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Networking
I have a similar drive - the issue is that the... 1,687 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a similar drive - the issue is that the drive itself is partitioned, and the "CD" part of the drive cannot be touched with Disc Utility. the only part you are erasing is the area reserved for...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 30, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
.Mac is Apple's set of web tools for email,... 320 Views / 1 Replies  
.Mac is Apple's set of web tools for email, website hosting/creation, bookmark, calendar, and address syncing, and online disk storage. It is $99/year. It is up to you whether or not those services...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
Just a few questions: 1. Is there more than... 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Just a few questions:

1. Is there more than a gig of space free on the drive?
2. Are you logged in as an admin user or a standard user?
3. Have you tried creating a new user and trying to...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:16 AM, in Applications
I think you just need to setup a POP account in... 741 Views / 2 Replies  
I think you just need to setup a POP account in Mail. You will need to know a few bits of information:

1. Your email address
2. Your user name (typically the part in front of the @ symbol)
3....
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
do you have any other user accounts on the... 363 Views / 1 Replies  
do you have any other user accounts on the computer that you can check to see if dashboard is working there?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:05 AM, in Mac OS X
I know this is really basic - but have you opened... 2,597 Views / 1 Replies  
I know this is really basic - but have you opened the info panel for an app and deleted whatever icon was there?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:03 AM, in Mac OS X
You mean you don't have them framed and... 403 Views / 7 Replies  
You mean you don't have them framed and archived?!?!? It's a sign of courage, man - especially those OS 8 and 9 disks - we suffered for those!
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Apparently mduell is either very funny and... 2,829 Views / 14 Replies  
Apparently mduell is either very funny and sarcastic, or is a jerk. I second the Mac the Ripper / Toast combo.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
The reason your friend has told you this is: ... 2,148 Views / 52 Replies  
The reason your friend has told you this is:

Every time you turn off your computer completely, you are removing most of the electricity from the circuit boards and their components. This cools the...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 29, 2006 at 12:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone here use a usb microphone? My MBP has... 2,952 Views / 26 Replies  
Does anyone here use a usb microphone? My MBP has been choosy about when it wants to sleep, and the best I can recall is that I purchased a usb mic at about the time that this started...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Oct 21, 2006 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pages quits when printing to a shared printer 231 Views / 0 Replies  
When choosing a shared printer on another Macintosh, Pages quits consistently. I am using Pages 2.0.1 on a MacBook Pro running Tiger 10.4.7. The shared printer is an HP DeskJet connected via USB to...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 22, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Applications
just to exhaust the first idea . . . try closing... 452 Views / 5 Replies  
just to exhaust the first idea . . . try closing all the widgets and seeing if the problem persists - just trying to see if it is Dashboard in general or a widget that is causing the behavior.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 20, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in Applications
Make a Smart Group with the criteria of Company... 284 Views / 1 Replies  
Make a Smart Group with the criteria of Company -> Is not Set

That should do it.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
Unfortunately, Pages is treating that image as a... 267 Views / 2 Replies  
Unfortunately, Pages is treating that image as a background image for that cell in the table. Your only way to get the image is to enlarge the cell so that the image is full size, and then use the...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Applications
Even if they do work.... ouch. 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Even if they do work.... ouch.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
Is the iDVD project located on the external drive? 278 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the iDVD project located on the external drive?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in Applications
Have you tried the Inspector palatte? Second tab... 5,081 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried the Inspector palatte? Second tab is the Page inspector, and background options are at the bottom.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:58 PM, in Applications
Hmmm... nothing out there is really quite as good... 349 Views / 2 Replies  
Hmmm... nothing out there is really quite as good as Dragon Naturally Speaking on the PC side, but here are two:

iListen: MacSpeech Store (http://www.macspeech.com)

IBM ViaVoice may still be...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
The only thing to do is complete the purchase,... 425 Views / 7 Replies  
The only thing to do is complete the purchase, and then turn around and sell it. Yeah, you lost some money, but at least you won't be a jerk.

Of course the alternative is to get a nasty rating...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:40 PM, in Applications
do you have a bunch of internet-dependent... 452 Views / 5 Replies  
do you have a bunch of internet-dependent widgets? OR does it happen even when there are no widgets open?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in Applications
I would try booting from your internal drive... 313 Views / 2 Replies  
I would try booting from your internal drive first, then mount the firewire drive and see if you have access. It sounds like there is a user account issue involved.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried opening iChat and clicking on the... 689 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you tried opening iChat and clicking on the video button? There is also a mirror widget that you can download to test the camera. It could be hardware or software from your description, so this...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iPhoto keyword acting strange 253 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all - I have a problem I have never seen before in iPhoto. I have several years of photos in iPhoto, all of which have been tagged over the years with various keywords. Yesterday my wife went to...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jun 19, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
I keep mine on the left and hidden so to maximize... 5,088 Views / 98 Replies  
I keep mine on the left and hidden so to maximize screen space and to stay out of the way of my mouse.

When it was on the right, I would inadvertantly activate the dock when I would mouse over my...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 11, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Mac OS X
My guess is that your older copy of iPhoto is... 521 Views / 7 Replies  
My guess is that your older copy of iPhoto is trying to read the xml files created by the newer version- which will not work at all. Have you tried pulling all of the plain image files out of the...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Dec 3, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
trusty machine 1,866 Views / 46 Replies  
Still on a 500 mhz TiBook- might upgrade in another year or 2. I'd still keep this one though to have around the house...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Aug 14, 2005 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
8. Try creating a new user account and testing to... 260 Views / 1 Replies  
8. Try creating a new user account and testing to see if the same problem happens there. Keep us posted.
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jul 17, 2005 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
need more info... What systems are you (and... 249 Views / 2 Replies  
need more info...

What systems are you (and your friend) using?
Does it happen from Webmail?
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jul 17, 2005 at 04:19 PM, in Applications
Have you tried typing "login"? I have logged into... 343 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you tried typing "login"? I have logged into my mac using the console mode, but it never looked the way you described. An archive and install may be the easiest way around this...
Posted by stravinsky1911, on Jun 30, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in Mac OS X
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